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 March 21, 2011  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Surveillance

Chris Soghoian writes:

Yesterday, AT&T announced that it will be purchasing T-Mobile, the fourth largest wireless carrier in the US. While there are many who have raised antitrust concerns about this deal due to the impact it will have on the price of wireless services and mobile device/application choice, I want to raise a slightly different concern: the impact this will have on privacy.

While it is little known to most consumers, T-Mobile is actually the most privacy preserving of the major wireless carriers. As I described in a blog post earlier this year, T-Mobile does not have or keep IP address logs for its mobile users.

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